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New and Published Books

  1. James Joyce, Science, and Modernist Print Culture

    “The Einstein of English Fiction”

    By Jeffrey S. Drouin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This book makes an important intervention in the ongoing debates about modernism, science, and the divisions of early Twentieth-Century print culture. In order to establish Joyce's place in the nexus of modernism and scientific thought, Drouin uses the methods of periodical studies and textual...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Henry Miller and Religion

    By Thomas Nesbit

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This study argues that this previously banned author devoted his entire life to articulating a religion of self-liberation in his autobiographical books, examining his life and work within the context of fringe religious movements that were linked with the avant-garde in New York City and Paris at...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Elegant Jeremiahs (Routledge Revivals)

    The Sage from Carlyle to Mailer

    By George P. Landow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Labelled "an elegant Jeremiah" by a journalist of his day, the urbane Victorian Matthew Arnold must have received the comparison with the Old Testament prophet uneasily. Writing in the 1970s, Norman Mailer seems to owe nothing to the biblical for his description of a long hot wait to buy a cold...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Gospel of Wealth in the American Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rhetoric of Dreiser and Some of His Contemporaries

    By Arun Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Business and the businessman have had a fundamental place in American society since the inception of the nation. This tenet, the ‘gospel of wealth’, is a central concern in the novels of Theodore Dreiser and his contemporaries. First published in 1987, this study sets this group of writers in...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Meaning Of Meaning V 2

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. John Skelton

    The Critical Heritage

    Edited by Anthony Edwards

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling student and researcher to read the material themselves....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Borges and the Politics of Form

    By Jose Eduardo Gonzalez

    Series: Latin American Studies

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Museum Mediations

    Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry

    By Barbara K. Fisher

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This interdisciplinary study participates in the ongoing critical conversation about postwar American poetry and visual culture, while advancing that field into the arena of the museum. Turning to contemporary poems about the visual arts that foreground and interrogate a museum setting, the book...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hemingway on Politics and Rebellion

    Edited by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Hemingway has been labeled a ‘communist sympathizer,’ ‘elitist’, and a ‘rugged individualist.’ This volume embraces the complexity of political advocacy in Hemingway’s novels and short stories. Hemingway’s characters physically, intellectually and spiritually become part of resisting current...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Fifty Modern and Contemporary Dramatists

    Edited by Maggie B. Gale, John F. Deeney

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Modern and Contemporary and Dramatists is a critical introduction to the work of some of the most important and influential playwrights from the 1950s to the present day. The figures chosen are among the most widely studied by students of drama, theatre and literature and include such...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophy Rhetoric V 7

    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  2. Interpretation In Teaching V 8

    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  3. I A Richards & His Critics V10

    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  4. Susan Sontag (Routledge Revivals): The Elegiac Modernist
    By Sohnya Sayres
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  5. Textual Liberation (Routledge Revivals): European Feminist Writing in the Twentieth Century
    By Helena Forsas-Scott
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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